No. 6 Florida takes on Virginia within the Orange Bowl on Monday, with the underdog Cavaliers (9-4, 6-Three ACC) seeking to spoil the Gators’ (10-2, 6-2 SEC) try at an 11-win season.
Virginia gained the ACC Coastal Division after beating in-state rival Virginia Tech for the primary time since 2003. The week after the signature win, although, the Cavs had been humbled 62-17 by Clemson within the ACC title recreation. That was ok to earn them an Orange Bowl berth, nevertheless.
Florida, in the meantime, cruised into the Orange Bowl with three consecutive blowout victories over unranked opponents. The Gators’ solely losses this season had been in opposition to top-10 groups in then-No. 5 LSU and then-No. Eight Georgia.
Monday’s matchup gives a possibility for Virginia to drag off an upset and ship the ACC its first Orange Bowl win since Florida State in 2016. On the alternative sideline, Florida will look to select up Dan Mullen’s second bowl victory in two seasons in Gainesville.
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10:35 p.m.: Virginia crosses midfield however Perkins is sacked on third down and the Cavs haven’t any selection however besides it away once more. Missed alternative for Virginia.
10:28 p.m.: One more drive ending shortly and the Cavaliers will get the ball again after the Florida punt.
10:23 p.m.: Virginia and Florida commerce punts to get the second half going.
10:18 p.m.: Virginia forces Florida to punt for the primary time. The Cavaliers will arrange store at their very own 29.
10:13 p.m.: Perkins is caught from behind on third down and Virginia’s first drive of the third quarter ends after six performs.
Halftime: Florida 24, Virginia 14
First downs: Florida 16, Virginia 9
Whole yards: Florida 342, Virginia 135
Move yards: Florida 153, Virginia 108
Rush yards: Florida 189, Virginia 27
Possession: Florida 17:24, Virginia 12:36
9:40 p.m.: Virginia is compelled to punt and Florida could have it deep in its personal territory with 45 seconds till the half.
9:33 p.m.: TOUCHDOWN, FLORIDA. Lamical Perine is into the top zone for the third time within the first half as he rushes for a 10-yard rating. Florida 24, Virginia 14.
9:27 p.m.: On a 4th-and-Eight from the Virginia 35, Trask completes it throughout the center for an 11-yard acquire to select up the primary down. Florida placing once more.
9:20 p.m.: Virginia goes three-and-out on the next possession and is compelled to punt it away.
9:14 p.m.: FIELD GOAL, FLORIDA. The Gators march down the sphere on a 14-play, 73-yard drive and wrap it with a 23-yard discipline objective by Evan McPherson. Florida 17, Virginia 14.
9 p.m.: TOUCHDOWN, VIRGINIA. Perkins scrambles out of a busy pocket and launches the soccer into the top zone for a jump-ball reception by Hasise Dubois. Recreation tied as soon as once more. Florida 14, Virginia 14.
Finish of first quarter: Florida 14, Virginia 7
8:51 p.m.: Virginia goes for it on 4th-and-1 from the Florida 28 and Perkins’ completion strikes the chains.
8:40 p.m.: TOUCHDOWN, FLORIDA. Trask guides Florida downfield and completes the drive with a brief go to Perine who takes it in for a 16-yard rating to regain the lead. Florida 14, Virginia 7.
8:23 p.m.: TOUCHDOWN, VIRGINIA. On the very first play after the Virginia takeaway, Bryce Perkins goes to the top zone to Terrell Jana for the landing strike. Florida 7, Virginia 7.
8:22 p.m.: Following Virginia’s three-and-out, the Cavaliers intercept Florida’s Kyle Trask on the next possession and arrange store on the Gators 34-yard line.
8:13 p.m.: TOUCHDOWN, FLORIDA. Simply 40 seconds in, Lamical Perine will get unfastened and scores on a 61-yard rush. Florida 7, Virginia 0.
8:11 p.m.: Virginia’s opening kickoff reaches the top zone for the touchback and Florida will get issues happening offense.